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Edward Luis

Edward Luis, who founded the Musikwerkstatt, lives in Graz / Austria. He is a freelance multi-instrumentalist, moderator, director, singer, arranger and composer. In addition, the graduate educationist is project manager for the Red Noses Austria and International, since 2004 lecturer at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts Graz, teaching improvisation and musical forms.

Diploma as a kindergarten teacher, state champion percussion (MSWB 1988), high school and university music degree in guitar, jazz and classical 1989. Promotion Award from the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna for the incidental music with the MUG for the production THE INVADERS (1992). He taught cello, double bass and musical theory at
the MS Frohnleiten. From 2005 - 2008 he was bassist and leader of the house band at Joe Zawinul's Birdland (Vienna) and 2008 - 2010 bassist of the HGM Jazz Orchestra Zagreb, conducted by Sigi Feigl. 1993 incidental music for Terra UBI LEONES (Styrian Autumn), percussionist of the DANCE THEATRE GRAZ, 2012 musical Director of the Opening of the Regional Murau.

He completed his cello studies with Professor Hildgund Posch and Prof. Florian Kitt, three years of playing in the orchestra of the Opera School of the KUG, cello diploma in 2000, double bass studies in classical music with Prof. A. Krawagna KUG and A. Schachenhofer at the Conservatory in Linz,  jazz bass studies with Wayne Darling at the KUG, master classes with Ovidiu Badilla, Gerry Karr, Reggie Workman (bass), Philippe Muller, Valter Despay (cello), Maria Peyer (MUW), Mag Otto Rastbichler (MU Salzburg), singing with Gerd Kenda, Barbara Heckel, French horn with Mag . Peter Heckel and percussion with Mag Eitljörg G. and G. Orthaker, guitar with Wiederhofer M., M. Nardelli and L. Witoszynsky, chamber music with Prof. K. Vogt and acting with M. Obertscheider and Dunja Tot, section leader for Cello and Bass at the Orchestra of the J.J. Fux Conservatory in Graz.

He plays and sings in addition to the ensemble of the Musikwerkstatt in the following formations: FOLKSMILCH, CITOLLER ECHO, NIKOLAJ STREICHQUARTETT, SCHWEIZERORCHESTER FROHNLEITEN, REINHARD PADINGER RAGTIMEBAND, MUG DIXIEPROJEKT; SALONORCHESTER ALHAMBRA WIEN, MUSIKALISCH MOBILE EINGREIFGRUPPE (MME), TANGUANGO-ORCHESTRA, etc.

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26.Oktober

EDDIE LUIS JAZZBANDITEN

In Leutschach 11-17:00

www.weingut-moser.at

27.Oktober

EDDIE LUIS for KIDS bei der

JAZZWERKSTATT GRAZ 2017